Category: Risk Tips

  • Minimise Risks in General Surgery

    Minimise Risks in General Surgery

    The following risk management strategies are designed to assist you to mitigate the risks associated with general surgery and enhance patient safety. Risk management strategies 1. Training and performance improvement 2. Informed consent 3. Communication…

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  • Minimise Risks in ENT Surgery

    Minimise Risks in ENT Surgery

    ENT surgeons undertake a wide range of interventions, and as with any surgery, there are potential risks to the patient and clinicians. PMP has compiled the following risk tips to assist our ENT policyholders to…

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  • Risk Tips to Support “Second Victims”

    Risk Tips to Support “Second Victims”

    PMP’s article Patient Safety Incidents: Supporting “Second Victims” discusses the phenomenon of the “second victim” and the impact it may have on clinicians. Patients are considered the “first victims” and healthcare organisations and clinicians have a duty…

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